astonishing memoir of military courage at a remote outpost during the Vietnam
War—includes a foreword by Joseph L. Galloway, New York Times bestselling
coauthor of We Were Soldiers Once...and Young.
1969, William Albracht, the youngest Green Beret captain in Vietnam, took
command of a remote hilltop outpost called Firebase Kate held by only 27
American soldiers and 156 Montagnard militiamen. At dawn the next morning,
three North Vietnamese Army regiments—some six thousand men—crossed the
Cambodian border and attacked.
three dozen to one, Albracht’s men held off the assault but, after five days,
Kate’s defenders were out of ammo and water. Refusing to die or surrender,
Albracht led his troops off the hill and on a daring night march through enemy
copy, 384 pages, William Albracht (Author), Marvin Wolf (Author), Joseph L.